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Q: Acrylic painting technique ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Acrylic painting technique
Category: Arts and Entertainment > Visual Arts
Asked by: johnsargent-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 15 Jun 2004 08:35 PDT
Expires: 15 Jul 2004 08:35 PDT
Question ID: 361390
Can One paint a realistic painting , using the blending techniques of
oil , with Acrylic paints? Are there examples on the web?

Request for Question Clarification by tutuzdad-ga on 15 Jun 2004 09:52 PDT
To clarify, are you interested in seeing examples of oil and acrylic
blended together or are you interested in seeing examples of acrylic
paint blended in the same manner as oil paints are blended?

Subject: Re: Acrylic painting technique
Answered By: aceresearcher-ga on 15 Jun 2004 10:49 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Welcome back, johnsargent!

You can find some excellent examples of realistic acrylic painting here:
Fine Art Portraits by Ti Tolpo Bader

I think his landscapes look quite realistic:
Here's an especially good example:

And here are some realistic Still Lifes by Natasha Carr:

And realistic landscapes and seascapes by Alan Payzant:

The biggest problem with working with -- and blending -- acrylics is
that acrylic paint tends to dry very quickly. You can extend the
painting time by using something like Grumbacher Acrylic Blending
Mediums: has some nice tips for painting with acrylics (note the
"Related Acrylic Painting Resources" set of links on this page:)
"10 Tips for Acrylic Painting" by Marion Boddy-Evans

"Acrylics Painting Tips" submitted by fellow artists

"New Acrylic Painting Tips"

painting OR paints with blended OR blending acrylic OR acrylics

blended acrylics realistic

"Acrylic Blending & Painting Medium"

Before Rating my Answer, if you have any Questions about the above
information, please post a Request for Clarification, and I will be
glad to see what I can do for you.

I hope that this Answer provides exactly the information you were seeking!



Request for Answer Clarification by johnsargent-ga on 15 Jun 2004 13:29 PDT
I am sorry I was so vague. I ment the latter. Can you blend acrylics
as you would oils and are they as realistic? Your first answer is
excellent, I am sorry I was vague.

Clarification of Answer by aceresearcher-ga on 15 Jun 2004 13:36 PDT
Greetings, johnsargent!

I just wanted to check whether my Answer met your needs. Please let me know.


johnsargent-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $2.00
excellent answer given the info I gave.

Subject: Re: Acrylic painting technique
From: aceresearcher-ga on 15 Jun 2004 13:51 PDT
Thank you for the 5-star Rating and the tip! As an amateur painter, I
am so delighted that you are pleased with your Answer!


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